The Resource Saga

Saga

Label
Saga
Title
Saga
Statement of responsibility
Nikki McWatters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the last years of the Viking Era, priestess Astrid takes on the task of recording the True Things. A skáldmær learning to write royal sagas and a member of one of the last remaining temples to the Goddess Nerthus, Astrid knows she must protect her secrets from the bishops of the Roman Church and from Norway's kings – a task that becomes harder when she falls in love.Orphaned Mercy is taken from the Glasgow Poorhouse by a man with ill intentions. When she realises the true horror of his evil plans, she escapes to London. She is fortunate to meet Ann Radcliffe, a successful yet reclusive author of Gothic horror novels. Mercy joins Ann's household and is taught storytelling. But even though she's finally found a home, she longs to discover her true identity. Mia is given the ancient book Systir Saga at the funeral of her cousin. With her best friend, Cait, she travels from the Blue Mountains to the UK on a quest to decipher the runes and learn more about her mysterious heritage. They journey to an ancient rock mound on a windswept island in the Orkneys. There, Mia seeks to unearth the secrets of the Systir Saga
Summary
In the last years of the Viking Era, priestess Astrid takes on the task of recording the True Things. A skaldmr learning to write royal sagas and a member of one of the last remaining temples to the Goddess Nerthus, Astrid knows she must protect her secrets from the bishops of the Roman Church and from Norway's kings - a task that becomes harder when she falls in love. Orphaned Mercy is taken from the Glasgow Poorhouse by a man with ill intentions. When she realises the true horror of his evil plans, she escapes to London. She is fortunate to meet Ann Radcliffe, a successful yet reclusive author of Gothic horror novels. Mercy joins Ann's household and is taught storytelling. But even though she's finally found a home, she longs to discover her true identity. Mia is given the ancient book Systir Saga at the funeral of her cousin. With her best friend, Cait, she travels from the Blue Mountains to the UK on a quest to decipher the runes and learn more about her mysterious heritage. They journey to an ancient rock mound on a windswept island in the Orkneys. There, Mia seeks to unearth the secrets of the Systir Saga.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10819000
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nikki McWatters
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
YAF024000
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Saga
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300009591
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780702262449
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Saga
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300009591
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780702262449
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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